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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An ornamental ridge, as on top of a wall or roof.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In architecture, an ornamental finish to a wall or ridge; a crest, as the range of crest-tiles of an edifice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Arch.) An ornamental finish on the top of a wall or ridge of a roof.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of crest.
  • noun architecture An ornamental finish on the top of a wall or ridge of a roof.

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